Monthly Archives: November 2011

NFC Hierarchy Clears as Playoffs Nears

As we get set to turn the calendar to December we enter crunch time in the NFL–where playoff positioning is solidified and teams try to catch a wave like the Packers did last season. But as of now, the NFC … Continue reading

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Walden’s Arrest Is Dark Chapter in Pack’s Storybook Season

While the rest of the Packers will be enjoying an extended Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends, linebacker Erik Walden will spend his weekend behind bars. Walden was arrested early Friday morning on charges of felony domestic violence-substantial battery. Walden … Continue reading

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Packers Give Fans One More Thing To Be Thankful For

It wasn’t the shootout most predicted, but the Packers had more than enough ammunition to quiet the kitties, avenging their only loss in 1962. For the first time in the team’s 90+ year history, they are 11-0 and for all … Continue reading

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Pack Wins This Cat Fight, Now Pass the Gravy

For most of us, this will be a Thanksgiving Day unlike any other. I was five months old, no doubt watching the game from my Grandma Dorothy’s lap, the last time a Turkey Day like this rolled around. On that … Continue reading

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Sweet 16: Packers Streak Rolls On, Thanks to Full Nelson

We hoped to see a second consecutive defensive masterpiece within a week at Lambeau. Instead, we saw a mediocre Tampa Bay offense carve them up, not to mention the most embarrassing play of the season. LaGarrette Blount’s 54 yard touchdown … Continue reading

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There’s No “D” In Tampa; Pack Should Roll to 16th Straight Win

For the first time this season, the Pack gets to play back to back games at Lambeau. They close out the season the same way on Christmas night and New Year’s day. Now, to follow up the demolition and embarrassment … Continue reading

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Dear Vikings Fans,

The spirit of this letter is not to kick you while you’re down. That’s what many of you would do, gleefully, in times like these, if the current state of our teams was reversed. OK, admittedly, maybe some Packer fans … Continue reading

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Packers Defense Makes a Statement in Rout of Vikes

I got this one wrong. Part of me thought the defense would stand tall and make a statement after hearing about how lousy they are and how many passing yards they’ve given up. But a louder voice inside me warned … Continue reading

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It May Be Too Close For Comfort, But Packers Will Move To 9-0

For the fourth straight season, and sixth time in seven years the Packers and Vikings play in prime time. But this is the first time the game features a two touchdown spread. The Pack’s winning streak is at 14 and … Continue reading

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The Head Cheese Midseason Awards

Eight games down, 11 to go. We’ll call it the midway point in the season even though that doesn’t take the post-season into account. Seems like a good time to step back and consider where this team is right now. … Continue reading

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